Alabama House Speaker Convicted on 12 Felony Charges
Facing up to 20 years in prison for each of the 12 ethics counts, Hubbard ironically championed several ethics reforms in 2010.
Alabama Governor Blocks Minimum Wage Increase After Raising Staffers’ Salaries 80%
Alabama currently has the 48th highest poverty rate in the country, yet their Governor refuses to give them anything above the ridiculously low federal minimum wage.
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Orders End To All Same-Sex Marriage...
Roy Moore isn't convinced the U.S. Constitution applies to Alabama.
In Selma, Memories of Bloody Sunday Spur Action Today
The fiftieth-anniversary commemoration of Bloody Sunday in Selma this past weekend was a look back at living history. It was also a moment to remember the martyrs of the civil-rights movement then and now. Will bringing together past and present help shape a new future?
Voting Rights Remain Under Attack 50 Years After the Bloody Sunday...
This past weekend, thousands of people, including President Obama and more than 100 members of Congress, marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Still, the Voting Rights Act is under peril today.
Governor Apologizes to Indian Government for Brutal Police Assault
In a formal announcement this week, Governor Robert Bentley of Alabama apologized to the government of India after a brutal assault by an officer left a 57-year-old Indian man visiting America partially paralyzed. Bentley said "justice would be served."
The Flame of Intolerance Still Flickers in Alabama
Inequality, racism and segregation persist with remarkable tenacity in Alabama. The state will "continually have to confront its resistance to comply with the Constitution and respect the dignity and aspirations of all people.”